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1976 Château Cheval Blanc
Red Bordeaux Blend
- > Bordeaux
- > Libournais
- > St. Émilion Grand Cru
Community Tasting Notes 7
Johnny999 Likes this wine: (95 points)
September 11, 2014 - Brick red with slight tinged of brown
Floral, berries, plum
Good acidity with excellent mid-palate
Very long finishing.
Raycheng77 Likes this wine: (96 points)
February 14, 2014 - Complex and balance, a young lady at the beginning, elegant, good shape. Red fruit, berry, cherry, plum, sweet.... After an hour, herb, vanilla, cedar, cigar box, smooth tannin, medium minus acidity and good finish
tooch wrote: (95 points)
May 14, 2013 - Chicago Rotating Host Wine Dinner Series - May 2013 (RPM Italian - Chicago, IL): Tasted blindly. Felt good asserting that this was from Bordeaux, but I was thinking Graves, not St. Emilion. Wonderfully aged Bordeaux nose that's truly hypnotic. Dried leaves, tobacco, cedar, red and dark fruits, leather, and earth. The cabernet franc greenness wasn't overtly noticeable here, but it did had a fresh pea note to the nose with some air. The palate was in a great spot. Some '76s can be a big cloying given the heat of the vintage, but this was firm, trim and fresh. Impressive bottle.
Wamrod Likes this wine: (96 points)
May 22, 2011 - Very cedary, layered, complex - cassis and blackcurrant. Very smooth, seamless; very integrated, fine tannins. Slightly earthy element. Beautiful bottle of wine. Thank you again, Bob.
dvdweyer wrote: (85 points)
November 12, 2009 - Very nice and well aged, but will not improve.
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- Vintage 1976
- Type Red
- Producer Château Cheval Blanc
- Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard n/a
- Country France
- Region Bordeaux
- SubRegion Libournais
- Appellation St. Émilion Grand Cru
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 79 (77%)
- Consumed 23 (23%)